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PostNuke op and module Parameters Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for op and module parameters cross-site scripting vulnerabilities in PostNuke

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that is prone to cross-
site scripting attacks.

Description :

The version of PostNuke installed on the remote host fails to properly
sanitize user input through the 'op' parameter of the 'user.php'
script and the 'module' parameter of the 'admin.php' script before
using it in dynamically generated content. A possible hacker can exploit
this flaw to inject arbitrary HTML and script code into the browser of
unsuspecting users, leading to disclosure of session cookies and the

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to version 0.760 RC4 or later.

Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2

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